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How World Bank unfairly influenced its own competitiveness rankings

The World Bank's chief economist said he would recalculate national rankings of business competitiveness going back at least four years.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 13th, 2018

World Bank Unfairly Influenced Its Own Competitiveness Rankings

The World Bank’s chief economist said it repeatedly changed the methodology of one of its flagship economic reports over several years in ways that were unfair and misleading......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 12th, 2018

Will India"s rank change? WB to recalculate ease of doing business rankings

The World Bank's chief economist said he would recalculate national rankings of business competitiveness going back at least four years.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 14th, 2018

India fastest growing but must create 8.1 mn jobs annually: World Bank

World Bank projected the growth rate to increase further to 7.5 per cent in the following two years.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 16th, 2018

India needs 8% growth for 30 years to join middle-income group: World Bank

Junaid Ahmad, country director of the World Bank, said the bank planned to lend $20 billion to $25 billion to India in the next five years.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 14th, 2018

World Bank to raise lending to India by $1 billion for next five years

The lending will be mainly for infrastructure projects, thy World Bank India director said.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 14th, 2018

Women make up only 22% of top 500 boards; up from 14% in 2008: Report

Gender diversity at the board level has improved steadily over the years across the world but it is still a long way for equalisation in terms of female representation at the top level, says a report. According to a Bank of Americ.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 11th, 2018

BANK OF AMERICA: These 11 companies are set to capitalize on the biggest changes in tech

Brian Ach/Getty Strategists at Bank of America have compiled a projection of the biggest, world-transforming themes over the next two to five years and companies they believe will most benefit. "The future.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 10th, 2018

Why are world"s best-paid expats rushing to Mumbai? Hint: It pays

India's financial capital, where salaries are more than double the global average, tops global rankings for expat pay, according to a survey conducted by HSBC Bank International.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 25th, 2018

Zhou Xiaochuan, China’s central-bank chief, is about to retire

WHEN Zhou Xiaochuan took the helm of China’s central bank 15 years ago, the world was very different. China had just joined the World Trade Organisation and its economy was still smaller than Britain’s. Foreign investors paid little .....»»

Category: topSource: stockchartsFeb 1st, 2018

Zhou Xiaochuan, China’s central-bank chief, is about to retire

WHEN Zhou Xiaochuan took the helm of China’s central bank 15 years ago, the world was very different. China had just joined the World Trade Organisation and its economy was still smaller than Britain’s. Foreign investors paid little heed to the n.....»»

Category: economicsSource: economistFeb 1st, 2018

Renaissance Warns Of "Significant" Correction Risk, Prepares For "Turbulence Ahead"

First it was Bank of America, then Goldman, now the world's most profitable hedge fund is warning that a severe market shock is imminent. Renaissance Technologies, the hedge fund that two years ago we dubbed the "Puppetmaster Behind The U.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 30th, 2018

World Bank needs to restore the credibility of "ease of doing biz" rankings

Two researchers from the Centre for Global Development (CGDev) have shown how changes in the methodology may have negatively portrayed Chile when it was ruled by the socialist president, Michelle Bach.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 22nd, 2018

Revamps of World Bank"s Rankings Amplified Chile"s Slide

Chile’s ran.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 18th, 2018

India reclaims its place as growth leader after short slowdown: IMF

Recently, World Bank had also projected India's growth rate in 2018 at 7.3 per cent and 7.5 per cent in the next two years.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 15th, 2018

Ease of doing business indicators, methodology designed on hard data: WB

The World Bank's chief economist Paul Romer told The Wall Street Journal on Friday that the organisation changed methodology of its 'doing business' rankings in ways that were unfair and misleading.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 14th, 2018

Trump is Creating Global Growth

Trump is Creating Global Growth For the first time in many years, the World Bank’s outlook for the global economy is better than expected rather than worse, with all regions seeing.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJan 10th, 2018

World Bank predicts solid 3.1 percent global growth in 2018

The World Bank is predicting that the global economy will grow 3.1 percent this year, which would be its best showing in seven years......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 9th, 2018

Kenya"s Growth Seen at Five-Year Low Amid Political Gyrations

A long, messy election and detrimental policies will slow growth in one of Africa’s most important economies to its weakest in five years, the World Bank said......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 7th, 2017

UK firms "largely positive" on India, pain points stay: Report

The findings come close on the heels of a 30-place jump by India in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business rankings.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 24th, 2017